Prince’s mother, Mattie Baker passed away on 15 February 2002. His father, John Nelson died, on 25 August 2001, the couple had divorced over 30 years ago. She was a singer in the Prince Roger Trio in the 1950’s and married the jazz bands pianist John, who was originally from New Orleans, he immense influence on Prince’s music. Our deepest sympathies to Prince.
2nd wedding for Prince - apparently (well sort of)
10 January 2002
NPGMC year two - plus new world tour and Celebration 2002
17 February 2002